Multiple Agencies Join to Find Migrants in Remote West Texas Sector

by BOB PRICE 30 Mar 2022

Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agents utilized high-tech surveillance systems and teamed up with Texas law enforcement to apprehend groups of migrants attempting to avoid arrest.

Over the weekend, agents assigned to the Presidio Station apprehended more than 65 migrants. The agents utilized advanced surveillance systems to locate the migrants who attempted to use the cover of darkness to avoid arrest, according to a tweet from Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Sean L. McGoffin.



Chief Patrol Agent Sean L. McGoffin
@USBPChiefBBT

Busy weekend: Agents assigned to the Presidio Border Patrol Station apprehended more than 65 undocumented non-citizens in separate cases throughout the weekend. #GreatJob#USBP
















2:50 PM ∑ Mar 29, 2022

An Autonomous Surveillance Tower located another group of migrants and guided Sanderson Station agents to their location. The agents found a group of migrants walking north.



Chief Patrol Agent Sean L. McGoffin
@USBPChiefBBT

Mar 28, 2022

On March 25, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Sanderson station with the assistance from the Autonomous Surveillance Tower apprehended a large group of undocumented non-citizens walking north.





Chief Patrol Agent Sean L. McGoffin
@USBPChiefBBT

Agents responded to the last location and located the subjects as they attempted to conceal themselves in the brush. All subjects were transported to the station for processing. #USBP

2:34 PM ∑ Mar 28, 2022

Last week, Texas Department of Public Safety officials tweeted a video from the Air Operations Division showing the aircrew providing assistance to Border Patrol agents working a ranch in the Big Bend Sector. The video shows one agent tackling a fleeing migrant while others rounded up 11 more. The migrants scattered when agents approached but all were taken into custody, DPS officials tweeted.



TxDPS - West Texas Region
@TxDPSWest

PRESIDIO- Yesterday, DPS Air Operations Division (AOD) was requested to assist Border Patrol with a search for a group near the Chilecote Ranch. The aircrew and BP located 12 migrants and some fled from a large bush. A BP agent took one down and all were taken into BP custody.



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1:16 PM ∑ Mar 24, 2022

Chief Patrol Agent Sean L. McGoffin
@USBPChiefBBT

Mar 23, 2022

U.S. Border Patrol Agents from Alpine Station, with the assistance of Texas Department of Public Safety air support, apprehended multiple groups of undocumented non-citizens yesterday. These pictures are good examples of how subjects use terrain to conceal themselves to evade













Chief Patrol Agent Sean L. McGoffin
@USBPChiefBBT

arrest. Thank you to our partners in the sky, who help our agents on the ground daily. #USBP#Teamwork

9:43 AM ∑ Mar 23, 2022

Multiple Agencies Join to Find Migrants in Remote West Texas Sector (breitbart.com)